Trump threatens to send the Feds to Chicago to end the 'carnage' from violence. City officials welcomed the assistance.
The ongoing and extreme violence in the city of Chicago is heartbreaking to say the very least and sadly it appears to be getting worse before it gets any better. Fingers have been pointed and blame has been placed in a number of directions without a concrete solution being put into place. Now, the former […]
Chicago police authorities have doubts about the officer's version of the incident. They've taken away his gun and badge as an investigation goes forward.
Many are outraged that an officer under investigation for fatal shootings was returned to street duty. Officials claim it was a mistake.
Off-duty Chicago officers fatally shoot a man in a road rage incident. The family, traveling in a funeral procession, says the officers were the aggressors.
Activists and family members continue to call for justice in the Laquan McDonald case, and joined together on the anniversary of the 17-year-old’s death by Chicago police two years ago. According to the Chicago Reporter, more than 100 gathered on Thursday for an evening vigil outside the Chicago Police Department with renewed calls to terminate all […]
A 41-year-old White Chicago police officer was indicted last week on two counts of violating the federal civil rights of six Black teens in a stolen vehicle after he allegedly used unreasonable force during a 2013 traffic stop, writes The Huffington Post. The indictment of officer Marco Proano, who was captured on a squad car’s dashcam, was handed down Thursday. The […]
Chicago police on Friday released body-cam footage from the fatal shooting of unarmed Black teenager Paul O’Neal that shows officers firing down a street as the alleged car thief sped away and, moments later, officers handcuffing him as he lay mortally wounded behind a home on the city’s South Side, reports the Chicago Tribune. The footage shows officers firing at least 15 shots on […]
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson asked for a probe into the two officers shown in the disturbing video that took place on Chicago's West Side.
Darius Pinex's family and Chicago reached an agreement to settle a wrongful death lawsuit. The first trial led to a probe of the city's Law Department.
The Chicago Police Board was going to hold an evidentiary hearing on misconduct charges against Dante Servin, the cop who shot and killed Rekia Boyd in 2012. But days before the hearing, Servin resigned. With no hearing on the docket, the Police Board must withdraw all charges against the ex-cop. Subsequently, he will get to keep his pension.